Student Ambassadors 2020
International and EU students at The University of Sheffield know better than anyone what it's like to leave their home country and study with us.
Central, East, South and West Africa | Europe (EU) | Europe (non-EU) | East Asia | Latin America | Middle East and North Africa | North America | South Asia | South East Asia
One of the most open-minded & warm international academic communities
William Kombian, Ghana Masters Student, Philosophy MA
William gradated from MA Philosophy in 2020.
It is very comforting knowing that support is always available
Megan Taljaard, South Africa Undergraduate Student, Bioengineering BEng
Megan is currently studying for a Bioengineering BEng
Just take that leap of faith! You won’t regret it.
Boitshepo Gaitate, South Africa Masters Student, Science, Economic and Public Policy (MSc)
Boitshepo is currently studying for a Masters of Science, Economic and Public Policy
I have opened up much more since I came here
Kevin Obuya, Kenya Undergraduate Student, Electronic and Communications Engineering BEng
Kevin is currently studying an Electronic and Communications Engineering BEng
Being here has boosted my confidence as well as my professional development
Raphael Galleh, Nigeria PhD student, PhD Dentistry (Oral Microbiology)
Raphael is studying for a PhD in Dentistry (Oral Microbiology)
The University has made my career journey easier
Oluwatofunmi Bello, Nigeria Masters Student, Corporate and Commercial Law LLM
Oluwatofunmi is currently studying Corporate and Commercial Law LLM
I really enjoy living here, the environment is so student friendly, there are lots of green spaces and parks.
Eleni Koursari, Cyprus Postgraduate Student, MSc Antimicrobial Resistance
Eleni is currently studying MSc Antimicrobial Resistance. She also completed her BSc Medical Biochemistry at the University.
"There are so many things that I love about living and studying in Sheffield."
Andrzej Kasperek Undergraduate Student, BDS Dental Surgery
Andrzej is currently a third year student on the BDS Dental Surgery.
Sheffield offers the perfect mix of academic experience, exciting social life and green spaces
Magnus Brandt Lagoyr, Norway Undergraduate Student, Department of Politics and International Relations
Magnus graduated from BA in Politics and International Relations in 2022.
Sheffield has felt like home since the day I arrived
Elise Ingrid Strømmegjerde Aure, Norway Undergraduate Student, Department of Landscape Architecture
Elise is currently studying an MLA in Landscape Architecture after completing her BA in Landscape Architecture here in Sheffield.
No matter which course you choose, Sheffield caters for everyone and gives the best university experience.
Bryan Yuen, Hong Kong (SAR) Undergraduate student, BA Business Management
Bryan Yuen is an undergraduate student on the BA Business Management course at Sheffield.
Walking around you can sense that Sheffield is designed for you to learn, study and live
Tianzi Liu, China Undergraduate student, BA Journalism Studies
Tianzi Liu is an undergraduate student from China who graduate from BA Journalism Studies in 2021.
University accommodation really is the place to make life-long friends.
Wai Ho (Matthew) Lam, Hong Kong (SAR) Undergraduate student, MPlan Urban Studies and Planning
Matthew studied MPlan Urban Studies and Planning at Sheffield and graduated in 2022.
From the first day I arrived I could understand why Sheffield is often called the friendliest city in the UK.
Kyubin Do, South Korea Undergraduate student, BSc Information Technology Management for Business With a Year In Industry
Kyubin is a Korean undergraduate student taking BSc Information Technology Management for Business With a Year In Industry at Sheffield.
You won’t know how wonderful your life can be until you become a Sheffield student.
Yao Wang, China Postgraduate taught student , MA Digital Media and Society
Yao Wang is a postgraduate taught student from China who graduated MA Digital Media and Society course in 2020
Sheffield is a very good University with a prestigious global reputation and great facilities.
Cen Feng, China Undergraduate student, BA Accounting, Financial Management and Economics
Cen Feng is a Chinese student who graduated from BA Accounting, Financial Management and Economics in 2020.
Studying at Sheffield I have not only nurtured my curiosity about the social world, but also learnt to value knowledge
Ka Chun (Franco) Ho, Hong Kong (SAR) PhD student, Department of Politics and International Relations
Franco Ho is from Hong Kong and is currently studying a PhD in Politics and International Relations. He is alumni of the BA (Hons) International Relations and Politics and MA Governance and Public Policy, all at Sheffield.
The friendly people and the beautiful scenery make this city a wonderful place
Kuang-Chih (Gigi) Tsou, Taiwan (ROC) MA Music Management, Winner of a Postgraduate Merit Scholarship
“I am so glad I chose to study at Sheffield, the friendly people and the beautiful scenery make this city a wonderful place.”
I would tell students thinking of coming to Sheffield them to invest in themselves for their future career.
Yun Hui (Scott) Wu, Taiwan (ROC) Postgraduate taught student , MSc Creative and Cultural Industries Management
Yun Hui (Scott) Wu, Taiwanese student taking MSc Creative and Cultural Industries Management at Sheffield.
Sheffield is a great choice if you want to study around lovely nature and in professional academic environment.
Chenjuan Xiao, China (PRC) Postgraduate Student, MA Globalising Education: Policy and Practice
Chenjuan Xiao (Juliet) is a postgraduate student from China taking MA Globalising Education: Policy and Practice at Sheffield.
Student Ambassador: Japan
Saya Uotani, Japan Undergraduate Student, BA Journalism Studies
Saya graduated in 2020 from BA Journalism Studies.
For me, there was no better option
Maria Graciela Vazquez García MSc(Eng) Aerospace Materials, Winner of a British Chevening Scholarship
“Sheffield is known for its proficiency in the Materials field and also in the Aerospace sector, for me there was no better option.”
Life as a student in Sheffield is very complete
Marian Y Urizar Zamora, Mexico Masters student, Department of Urban Studies and Planning
Marian graduated MSc in Cities and Global Development in 2020
My course stimulates my work ethic, creativity, and zeal for science
Yara Alkroh, Jordan Undergraduate Student, BSc Biochemistry and Genetics
Yara is currently studying for a BSc Biochemistry and Genetics
The University of Sheffield has got it all
Movin Wijayananda, Oman Undergraduate Student, Aerospace Engineering (MEng)
Movin is currently studying Aerospace Engineering (MEng)
Studying abroad has helped me out of my comfort zone
Mariam Labib, UAE Undergraduate Student, Medical Genetics MBiolSci
Mariam is currently studying Medical Genetics MBiolSci
I love the greenery and the atmosphere here
Sara Gohar, Egypt Undergraduate Student, MBiolSci Biochemistry and Genetics
Sara is studying a MBiolSci Biochemistry and Genetics
I have been having the best time
Andrea Lopez MSc Psychological Research Methods, Winner of a Postgraduate Merit Scholarship
“I have been having the best time and I will forever be grateful for this opportunity and how much this scholarship has helped me and my family.”
Everyone is so friendly and kind at Sheffield
Jaedon Chase MEng Mechanical Engineering, Winner of an Undergraduate Merit Scholarship
"Everyone is so friendly and kind at Sheffield. No matter where you go, there is always someone who will be eager to help you find your way around or answer any questions."
The University of Sheffield is the whole package!
Nilosmita Banerjee, India Winner of a Postgraduate Merit Scholarship, MSc Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience
Nilosmita from India originally joined the University as an undergraduate student and enjoyed her time here so much she decided to pursue her postgraduate degree here too. She graduated in 2020.
Living and studying in Sheffield has not only introduced me to some amazing people, but it has also helped me to discover a new side of myself.
Suparna Raju, India Postgraduate student, MSc Human Resources Management with CIPD pathway
Suparna is from India and graduated in 2018 from the Management School with a Distinction in MSc Human Resources Management with CIPD pathway. She was also awarded the Postgraduate Merit Scholarship.
My degree is all about practical work and interactive learning. I enjoy the process of interactive learning.
Aditi Reddy, India Undergraduate Student, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Aditi is studying BEng Electronics and Communications Engineering in Electronic and Electrical Engineering.
A really good motivation for me to keep trying my best.
Kevin Abraham Paulin Chandran, India Postgraduate Student, Aerospace Engineering
Kevin is studied MSc Aerospace Engineering in Aerospace Engineering and graduated in 2020.
Personally, coming from a fast-paced city like Mumbai, I really love Sheffield because the city provides a good work-life balance.
Kanai Shah, India Postgraduate Student, School of Architecture
Kanai is studying MArch in the School of Architecture